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Mayor Bowser to Preview Strategies and Efforts to Reach #36000by2025 Housing Goal

Thursday, January 16, 2020
DC Housing Leaders and Community Members to Launch New Year, New Housing

(Washington, DC) – On Friday, January 17, at 10 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser and District housing leaders will present “New Year, New Housing,” an event to preview her Administration’s efforts, strategies, and investments to advance the District’s #36000by2025 housing goal.

Mayor Bowser has made historic investments in housing since taking office, which have helped to produce or preserve more than 10,400 affordable homes, with another 4,600 units under construction. To build on this effort, Mayor Bowser signed a Mayor’s Order in May 2019 directing District agencies to identify new policies, tools, and initiatives to begin fulfilling her goal of creating 36,000 new housing units, 12,000 of them affordable, by 2025.

When:

Friday, January 17, at 10 am

Who:

Mayor Bowser
John Falcicchio, Interim Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
Andrew Trueblood, Director, Office of Planning
Drew Hubbard, Deputy Director, Department of Housing and Community Development
Christopher Donald, Interim Executive Director, DC Housing Finance Agency
Sarosh Olpadwala, Real Estate Development Director, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
Latrena Owens, Executive Director, St. Elizabeths East Campus

Where:

DC Housing Finance Agency
815 Florida Avenue, NW

*Closest Metro Station: U St/African-American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Station*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. To view the event online, visit mayor.dc.gov/live or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).